Community Education Courses

Moose Lake Community Education

Adult and Youth Courses 

Call 485-4435 ext. 1602  or email to register for classes.   Payment must be received prior to class.                Mail payments to :
 4812 County Road 10 Moose Lake, MN  55767, drop off in Comm. Ed. or Elementary office or use your Payschools account.    View us online at    New courses are added monthly, please check our site often.

Course Offerings



Scenic Canvas Painting

Enjoy a fun night out and create a beautiful Winter Themed 12” x 16” canvas based on the artwork of instructor Charlene Herrick. No experience necessary! All instruction and materials are included, you leave with a completed piece of artwork that can be enjoyed every day.

MLHS Comm. Ed./KIDS Plus Room   

Friday, November 2  6:00-9:00 p.m.

Course Fee:  $32, includes all materials

Wine Glass Painting

A great gift idea!  Create a beautiful painted Winter Themed wine glass, based on the artwork of instructor Charlene Herrick.  No experience necessary! Acrylic glass paint will not wash off and is dishwasher safe, leaving you with a functional piece of artwork that can be enjoyed every day.  Instructor, Charlene Herrick.

MLHS Comm. Ed./KIDS Plus  Room

Friday, December 7     6:00-9:00 p.m.

Course Fee:  $32, includes all materials          

*check out Charlene’s

East Coast Swing

It’s time for some F-U-N!! Sometimes called Jitterbug or simply as Swing, this is the easiest of the swing dances to learn. It’s also one of the most commonly known dances in America.  With its roots in Lindy Hop, the original swing dance, Swing has been around since the 1920’s and has evolved with each decade’s popular music-it’s also great for big band, rock n’ roll, and blues music. Instructors, Verna Mae & Ernie Olson will guide you through this energetic dance with ease as the evening flies by!

MLHS Auditorium   4 evenings total

Thursdays, September 27, October 4,11 & 25  6:30 p.m.

Course Fee:  $25 per couple for all four evenings

Youth Driver’s Education Classroom

Community Education offers teen driver’s education in cooperation with Mille Lacs Driving Instruction (MLDI) The goal of MLDI is not only to have students pass their driving test, but to help them become safe drivers.  All instructors are licensed by the MN Dept. of Public Safety. Classroom instruction prepares the student to take the MN permit test. Classroom locations will vary between ML High School and Barnum High School.  *You must call or email MLDI to register.  320-676-3409  

Instructor:  Mille Lacs Driving Instruction   

Course Fee:  $100 for Classroom    $260 for Behind the Wheel

Barnum High School Location: September 24-28, Oct 1,2,3,4,8 Monday-Friday 3:45-6:50 p.m.  Room A1 & January 7-18 Monday-Friday Room A1 3:45-6:50 p.m.

Moose Lake High School Location:  March 2019, dates t.b.d, watch for January newsletter

Gymnastics For Youth-School Age- Fall Session II Canceled

Gymnastics is a sport designed to develop strength, coordination, balance and flexibility.   Class will include warm up, stretching and basic tumbling as well as balance beam and vault activities.  Instructor, Carrie Sandell is the MLWR Cheerleading Coach. **Vicki,Comm. Ed. Coor, will provide supervision right after school until the 4:15 p.m. class begins-then she may have other Comm. Ed. obligations & need to leave the area. PLEASE be on time to pick up your student & don’t forget to communicate with your child’s homeroom teacher in order for your student to stay after school.  You MUST pre-register.


MLHS Auditorium      

Thursdays, Fall #1 Session:  September 13,20,27 & October 4,11    (5 classes total)

K-2 Grades  3:30-4:15 p.m.

3-6 Grades  4:15-5:00 p.m.

Fall #2 Session: CANCELED, next session will be in April 2019

Course Fee:  $43  (for each 5 class session, students do not need to sign up for both sessions)

Gymnastics For Youth-Pre-School

Saturdays October 6,13,27 & November 3,10

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.   Two/Three Year Old Class

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.     Four/Five Year Old Class

Course Fee:  $33 for all 5 classes

Travel with Penney-2020 Passion Play, Oberammergau

The most trusted name in the Religious travel - Passion Play in Oberammergau.  It only happens every 10 years. Trip of a lifetime to see the performance of the Passion of Christ.  Demand for tickets is high and space on trips is limited. These tickets are sold 12 to 18 months in advance.  Play runs May through Oct. 2020. Contact Escape by Travel today! 218-591-3058 or join us for this free, informational meeting to find out about this exciting adventure!

Community Ed./KIDS Plus Room # 602

October 16th    7:00 p.m.

Course Fee:  Free, but please pre-register


Travel with Penney-River & Ocean Cruises

River cruising will emerge you into the cultural cities at each port with the all inclusive experience.   They take you where big ships can't go. Also, the number of people on a river cruise is far less then the ocean cruise lines.Ocean cruises as you know are getting bigger & adding more value such as entertainment, dining, bars & pools to their ships.  Which sailing is for you? Join us for this informational evening and learn more about sailing options. Contact Escape by Travel today! 218-591-3058 or join us for this free, informational meeting to find out about this exciting adventure!

        Community Ed./KIDS Plus Room #602

        November 13th  7:00 p.m.                              Course Fee: Free, but please pre-register

55+ Drive Refresher & Eight Hour Courses

Save 10% on your Auto Insurance.  The MN Highway Safety and Research Center at St. Cloud State Univ. developed this program, specifically for Senior Drivers.  It consists of 8 hours of lecture, discussion and educational videos. There are no written or behind the wheel tests. Upon completion of the course, drivers over the age of 55 are eligible for a 10% discount on their auto insurance.  Topics covered include: Habits and Attitudes, Tires and Traction, Signs, etc. Please make payments to MLCE prior to the class date. Instructor, John Cavanaugh.

MLHS Room 127

November 13 & 20     Eight Hour Course $26  5:00-9:00 p.m. each evening

November 28      Four Hour Refresher $22  5:00-9:00 p.m.


Take advantage of this special offer brought to you with our AGE to age grant and volunteer instructor/genealogy guru, Rita Baresh.  Join other enthusiasts and gain wonderful insights on how to navigate many genealogy websites including access to Ancestry. Join at any time, work at your own pace, you do not have to attend every night in order to gain an invaluable insight. Bring any information you have available on your ancestors to class.         

MLHS Computer Lab    15 evenings total . 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Tuesdays September 11,18,25   October 2,9,16,23,30 November 6,13,20,27   December 4,11,18

Course Fee:  $15 for all fifteen evenings

Belly Dance

Loosen up and feel better!  This 7 week session is open to both beginning and intermediate level students.  Instructor, Maura Corey, focuses on applying the movements associated with belly dance to exercise.  The class will include stretching, review, introduction to advanced movements, a short aerobic routine and learning a choreographed dance.  Course will also cover aspects of dance performance. *Please register with the Community Ed. Office prior to class.

*New location!  Use the Back Entrance to Downtown Dental Care.           

Sundays, September 23-November 4       5:15 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Course Fee: $35, payable to Maura at class.




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